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legal guardian

n. a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit [syn: trustee]

Legal guardian

A legal guardian is a person who has the legal authority (and the corresponding duty) to care for the personal and property interests of another person, called a ward. Guardians are typically used in three situations: guardianship for an incapacitated senior (due to old age or infirmity), guardianship for a minor, and guardianship for developmentally disabled adults.

Usage examples of "legal guardian".

The church there agreed with me that my betrothal to the lady, signed by her great uncle and legal guardian, is still valid.

If she could get herself appointed the clone's legal guardian, she could continue to run it for the next twenty.

What could Marina claim, anyway, as an excuse for escaping from her legal guardian?

I'm officially requesting from you, her legal guardian, permission to interrogate her with coercive-redactive techniques.

It would have to be done discreetly, but properly handled it might very well result in somevolunteering to act as his legal guardian and enahim to get out at long last.

In short: I be appointed yer legal guardian and I will manage yer estate till ye be of age.

I-Lady Vorkosigan and I, will be delivering her to her legal guardian.

Still more disquieting than all these conjectures and worries, was the fact that Humbert Humbert, a brand-new American citizen of obscure European origin, had taken no steps toward becoming the legal guardian of his dead wife’.